CAIRO: Egypt won a bid to host the27th Handball World Men’s Championship 2021, the International Handball Federation (IHF) announced in a statement Friday.
Winning the bid to host the international tournament came after tough competition with Hungary and Poland.
The decision was announced during the International handball Federation (IHF) General Assembly meeting which was held Friday in the Russian city of Sochi.
This will be the second time for Egypt to host the IHF World Championship. In 1999, Egypt hosted the competition where Sweden were crowned champions after defeating Russia in the final.